Dixie State University

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Hiring Tips:

To increase the likelihood that you receive many applicants, be aware of the following:

  • Timing: Students are actively looking for jobs and internships around the time of the semester breaks. The best time to post your position is July & August, October & November and March & April.
  • Job Description: The more engaging and descriptive you can make your job description, the more applicants you will receive.
  • Pay: With the current labor market, most entry level jobs are starting around $9.00 – $11.00 per hour.

Fall
Semester Fairs

Meet the Firms

This club sponsored event is attended by more than 75% of DSU Accounting majors who are eager to network and learn more about accounting opportunities. This year’s Meet the Firms Night will be hosted in the Holland Centennial Zion’s Room on September 28th. Last year the room was practically full, but this year we anticipate to be at capacity. RSVP for your chance to be a part of our biggest accounting recruiting and networking event on campus!

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Aug 16, 2019 Business to Student Expo

Cost: $350.00

The Campus to Community Expo begins on Freshmen Friday. It provides local businesses the opportunity to meet students face-to-face at Dixie State University to let them know what services their business provides.

Structure of Expo

DAY ONE
Day one is a traditional fair setting with all freshmen circulating between the tables. Businesses are encouraged to bring promotional materials, swag, coupons, etc. They can anticipate 1000+ freshmen in attendance.

DAY TWO & THREE
The expo continues during the Week of Welcome on Monday and Tuesday. During these two days, businesses are invited back to campus where they can host a table, share information and interact with the entire student body as they head back and forth to class.

Aug 27, 2019 Student Job Fair

This is an opportunity for local companies to recruit and hire from the DSU student body, with an anticipated 500 – 600 students in attendance. Companies are encouraged to collect resumes and conduct interviews. A separate location is available for private interviews. Our goal is to provide access to networking and placement opportunities.

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Sep 17, 2019 Utah Graduate School Fairs

Graduate schools from all over the nation can choose to participate in eight state wide Graduate School Fairs. They can also choose to only participate in the Dixie State Fair.

Utah Graduate School Fairs

Nov 05, 2019 Fall Career & Internship Fair

This is a hiring event. Please come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. The students in attendance will be Juniors and Seniors looking for career opportunities and Freshmen – Seniors looking for internship opportunities. Businesses can anticipate between 500 – 600 students. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.

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Spring
Semester Fairs

Jan 30, 2020 Spring Career & Internship Fair

This is a hiring event. Businesses are encouraged to come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. There will be separate booths available for interviewing. Plan on staying in your designated area or in the interview space. Please do not infringe on another company’s area. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.

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Feb 20, 2020 Summer Job Fair

This is a hiring event. Please come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. The students in attendance will be Juniors and Seniors looking for career opportunities and Freshmen – Seniors looking for internship opportunities. Businesses can anticipate between 500 – 600 students. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.

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Feb 27, 2020 Teacher Interview Event

Time: 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Setup Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 am

(PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 1 PM)

School districts, primarily from Utah, are invited to participate in this interview event. There will be a short panel and open house session prior to the start of the interviews. Only teacher education students will be in attendance.

For more information, please contact Diana Maughan at Diana.Maughan@dixie.edu.

Tips for Success
at an Upcoming Fair

We look forward to having you on campus, please click below for shipping information and helpful tips to make your attendance at this fair a success.

Shipping Information

Representatives needing to ship materials may send them to the following address:
 
Career Services
Attn: Shane Blocker
Dixie State University
225 S. University Ave.
St. George, UT 84770

Before the Fair

  • You want to ensure your display demonstrates to observers what you do, and what you are looking for.
  • Certainly use handouts to initiate conversations with students, but do not allow that to be your only presentation.
  • There are no copy services available. Please bring all necessary materials with you.
  • Request interview rooms and information sessions at least two weeks in advance.
  • For more information, contact Ali Threet at threet@dixie.edu.

Interacting with Students

  • Students prefer to hear an overall view of what you have to offer.
  • Stand at your exhibit if you are able.
  • Don’t wait for students to approach you, be assertive, while friendly and sincere.
  • You will have higher student traffic if you make your booth as interactive and informational as possible. Students do not want to hear, “Go to our website.”
  • We encourage you to collect resumes and conduct interviews.

After the Fair

  • Respond to all inquiries personally as soon as you can.
  • Consider connecting with students by participating in other Career Services programs and events throughout the year.

Hotels

Here are many great hotels, motels and inns in the St. George area to accommodate your travel plans. Below you will find a list of hotels that love Dixie State University and have agreed to offer discounts for representatives recruiting DSU students.

Rates are subject to availability depending on occupancy and are subject to change without notice.

Utah’s Best Vacation Rentals at Paradise Village Resort

Located in Santa Clara, Utah

800-410-2251

Special discount of 10% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.
Use Coupon Code: GoDixie

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BEST WESTERN TRAVEL INN

316 E. St. George Blvd., St George, Ut 84770

435-673-3541

Special discount of 15% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

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CORAL SPRINGS RESORT

98 N. 6680 W., Hurricane, Ut 84737

435-879-5839

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

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COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT

185 South 1470 East, St. George, Ut 84790

435-986-0555

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

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Desert Garden Inn

1450 Hilton Dr., St. George, Ut 84770

435-688-7477

Special Rate of $85/night Plus Tax Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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Estancia Resort

1111 Plantation Dr., St. George, Ut 84770

801-298-5169

Special Discount of 20% Off Normal Rate Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2450 N. Town Center Dr., Washington, Ut 84780

435-986-1313

Special Rate of $99/night Plus Tax Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center

850 S. Bluff Street, St. George, Ut 84770

435-628-4235

Special Rate of $59/night Plus Tax Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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Red Rock Vacation Rentals

Located in St. George and Washington City

435-703-9944

Special Discount of 20% Off Normal Rate Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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The Inn at St. George

60 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, Ut 84770

435-673-4666

Mention “Dixie State Trailblazers” and Receive a Special Discount of 20% Off Normal Rate Offered During Your Visit!

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Townplace Suites by Marriott

251 South 1470 East, St. George, Ut 84790

435-986-9955

Special Discount of 20% Off Normal Rate Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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St. George Inn and Suites

1221 S. Main Street, St. George, Ut 84770

435-673-6661

Special Discount of 20% Off Normal Rate Offered When Mentioning DSU.

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Contact

For information about Information Sessions and On-Campus Interviews, please contact our Employment Specialist

Cheryl Brandt

Student Employment Specialist

Email: brandt@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7869

Office: Holland 520